Family Of Dijon Kizzee, Man Fatally Shot By LASD Deputies, Files Claim Against CountyAttorneys for the family of Dijon Kizzee, a 29-year-old Black man fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies last August, have filed a $35 million damages claim against the county.
Families Of People Killed By LASD Deputies Call For State InvestigationFamilies of those killed by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are demanding the state investigate the department, claiming that it's rife with corruption.
Coroner Releases Official Dijon Kizzee Autopsy ReportThe report found that Kizzee was shot 16 times — including six times in his chest, twice in the neck area, once in his left forearm, once in his back and once in his left shoulder.
LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva Says Calls For His Resignation From Local Officials Are 'Downright Un-American'Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says calls for him to step down are "downright un-American" and has signaled he would not honor a subpoena from local officials.
Attorneys For Family Of Dijon Kizzee Say Independent Autopsy Shows He Tried To SurrenderAttorneys for the family of Dijon Kizzee again disputed the sheriff's department's version of events that led to the 29-year-old's killing, saying that an independent autopsy shows he was shot repeatedly while "writhing on the ground in pain."
Dozens Participate In 'Dance For Black Lives' Protest In West HollywoodDozens of people participated in a "Dance for Black Lives" protest in West Hollywood on Saturday evening.
Attorney For Family Of Dijon Kizzee Calls Fatal Shooting By Deputies 'An Execution'Attorney Carl Douglas said in a statement that Kizzee's family was "disturbed by the unspoken messages and half-truths expressed," during the sheriff's department's Thursday news conference about the ongoing investigation.
Investigators: Dijon Kizzee Assaulted Deputy, Bent Down To Pick Up Pistol Prior To ShootingSheriff's investigators say Dijon Kizzee was armed with a loaded 9mm pistol and was attempting to pick it up when deputies opened fire.
Groups Gather In South LA For Rally Supporting Dijon Kizzee After LASD Shooting DeathThe 29-year-old was shot and killed on August 31 after authorities tried to stop him on his bicycle for an unspecified vehicle code violation.
Dijon Kizzee Protest Leaders Accuse LA County Sheriff's Deputies Of Excessive ForceWith emotions running high this year in the wake of the high-profile deaths of unarmed black people like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, angry protests over Kizzee’s death erupted immediately.
Villanueva: Internal Probe Into Fatal Shooting Of Dijon Kizzee By Deputies Nears EndSheriff Alex Villanueva said he hoped to have the investigation completed and the information made public in the next few days.
Protests Continue 9 Days After LASD Shoots, Kills Dijon Kizzee In South LAThe 29-year-old was shot and killed on August 31 after LASD deputies attempted to stop him for a code violation while he was riding his bicycle.
17 Arrested Tuesday Night As South LA Dijon Kizzee Protests ContinueIt marked the third straight night of protests outside the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station.
Violence Erupts Again Monday As Dijon Kizzee Protesters Square Off With DeputiesThis comes after 12 people were arrested during violent protests on Sunday night.
12 Demonstrators Arrested After 'Chunks Of Concrete, Bricks' Thrown At Deputies During Dijon Kizzee ProtestThe demonstrators threw bricks and rocks and deputies, authorities claim.